Quotes of Collision

“ Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision. ”

- James Thurber

“ Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't. ”

- Unknown

“ Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport. ”

- Duffy Daugherty

“ Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it "ambivalence": a collision between thought and feeling. ”

- David Seabury

“ Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be. ”

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

“ Cities give us collision. 'Tis said, London and New York take the nonsense out of a man. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ It is only through disruptions and confusion that we grow, jarred out of ourselves by the collision of someone else's private world with our own. ”

- Joyce Carol Oates

“ The collision of hail or rain with hard surfaces, or the song of cicadas in a summer field. These sonic events are made out of thousands of isolated sounds; this multitude of sounds, seen as totality, is a new sonic event. ”

- Iannis Xenakis

“ For the camera, the creative moment is brief - a compelling, ephemeral collision of event and artist. Extreme awareness combined with unobtrusiveness becomes the contest the photographer must work within. ”

- Ken Ruth
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